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Florida to Become State To Watch With Switch to Medicaid Managed Care
Wednesday, May 11, 2011 - 15:20
Florida's efforts to turn Medicaid into a managed care program make it a state to watch under health reform.

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Nine States Want Relief From Medical Loss Ratio Requirement; Appeals Court Hears Mandate Challenge
Tuesday, May 10, 2011 - 08:25
Nine states are trying to get the federal government to relax the medical loss ratio requirement. A federal appeals court in Richmond begins hearing one of the challenges to the health law today.

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Young Adults Taking Advantage of Expanded Dependent Coverage Under Health Reform
Thursday, May 5, 2011 - 10:16
More young adults than projected are signing up for coverage under their parents' health insurance plans.

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States Getting Creative About Establishing Insurance Exchanges
Wednesday, May 4, 2011 - 09:00
Several state executive branches, after being stymied by their legislatures, are trying to come up with unilateral ways to establish insurance exchanges.

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Administration Emphasizes Access to Care for Poor in Proposed Rule
Tuesday, May 3, 2011 - 09:17
The administration has proposed a new rule that would limit state's abilities to cut Medicaid reimbursement payments in a move that is likely raise tensions with the states.

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North Dakota Proceeding Deliberately On Creating Health Exchange
Friday, April 29, 2011 - 15:22
North Dakota ready for a date with insurance exchange, but not a commitment.

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Debate Over Establishing Insurance Exchange in Colorado Gets Interesting
Thursday, April 28, 2011 - 14:38
The debate over whether to establish an insurance exchange in Colorado pits some Republicans against the Tea Party, and leads to an unusual compromise effort.

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"Early Innovators" Grant in Jeopardy in Oregon
Tuesday, April 26, 2011 - 09:40
Oregon would be the second state to drop out of the "Early Innovators" program if its divided House of Representatives can't agree on whether to accept federal grant money.

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Would Some States Come Together to Form a Joint Insurance Exchange?
Monday, April 25, 2011 - 09:17
A recent report provides reasons why multiple states might come together to form a joint insurance exchange.

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Georgia Wants Compact With Other States To Buck Health Reform
Friday, April 22, 2011 - 09:32
Georgia wants to take a unique route in opposition to health reform.

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